PLEASE NOTE All ticketing submissions must be made by the 30th April 2020 deadline.
It is with a heavy heart that Brighton & Hove Pride have taken the difficult decision to postpone our landmark 30th anniversary celebrations that were due to take place on 1st & 2nd August 2020
We are shocked and devastated by the unprecedented turn of events over the past weeks – especially the catastrophic health and economic impacts this pandemic is having on members of our community.
The decision to postpone has not been taken lightly and with many events still planning to go ahead in July and August we were hoping to wait until closer to the time to avoid disappointing our volunteers, community groups and the public, but after carefully monitoring the rapidly evolving Covid-19 pandemic and evaluating the ongoing risks and uncertainty, as well as the additional pressure any large event puts on the emergency services, we have taken the very difficult decision to postpone this year’s Pride FABULOSO Anniversary celebration.
As the UK’s biggest Pride Festival that attracts visitors from across the UK and globe, and with the potential of travel restrictions and social distancing guidelines to remain in place for an unknown length of time, we cannot in good faith risk the health and safety of our communities, volunteers and participants and proceed with an event that attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors to the city.
We are currently in contact with artists who were due to perform this year with regard to rescheduling the dates for next year and will update further as soon as possible.
Existing tickets holders do not need to do anything – their tickets will be honoured and rolled over to the rescheduled event on 7th & 8th August 2021*
These are exceptional times and many local charities and community organisations rely on Pride for fundraising to get them through the year. We are appealing to ticket holders to donate their ticket to support Pride going forward and it’s essential community fundraising; as a thank you, they will have priority purchasing options in next year’s pre-release ticket sale.
*Subject to landlords consent
We are devastated to have had to make this decision and as a small team we’d like to thank customers for their patience as we work through the ongoing challenges at this time.
We know, when the time is right, it will be even more important for people to come back together and celebrate our communities and City.
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General admission ticket holders have the following 3 options – You MUST complete by 30th April 2020 deadline:
1. Donate the face value of your ticket – #SupportOurCommunity
Through the Brighton Rainbow Fund, Pride Social Impact Fund and Pride Cultural Development Fund, Pride has supported numerous local community organisations that would otherwise struggle to continue.
From mental health and disability groups, community organisations working with the elderly or disadvantaged young people, the work of Brighton’s charities and community organisations cannot be underestimated. By donating the face value of your ticket you will support Pride going forward and its fundraising objectives for 2020.
By donating your ticket fee we’ll include you in priority booking list for Pride 2021 as a thank you.
I am happy to support Pride and our community – Click here
2. Retain your ticket for a rescheduled event at this year’s price
Regretfully due to this crisis, future costs for delivering all events including Pride will inevitably rise as insurance premiums and event industry costs rise. This will in turn mean ticket prices for future Brighton Pride events will be higher, but if you retain your ticket from this year’s Pride we will honour the price you have paid.